Greenfoodie - Mining and Agriculture

Complaint lodged against phoney Coal Seam Gas advertising campaign

Sourced from Green Pages Australia Arguments that coal seam gas mining can’t co-exist with agriculture and that it represents a grave threat to the future of rural Australia are at the heart of a complaint lodged today by Lock The Gate. The Alliance has lodged a complaint with the Advertising Standards Bureau against the coal […]

Greenfoodie - Mining and Agriculture

Food or fuel: how will governments solve the coal seam gas dilemma?

Source @ TheConversation – 16 August 2011 – Tina Hunter, Bond University Food security and energy security are paramount to the survival and growth of Australia. Food security so that we may feed ourselves (and a hungry world), and energy security for transport, heating, lighting and various other activities that we enjoy at present. What […]

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Foreign investors sow deep roots in food bowl

Source @ SMH.com – 30 Jul 2011 – Leonie Lamont MINING and energy companies have bought more than 35,000 hectares of rural land in NSW in the past year, in a scramble with foreign investors in agriculture to snap up prime sites. A Herald review of land sales found the mining interest was focused on […]

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New front opened in mining war

Source @ The Australian – 16 July 2011 – by Jared Owens KEN Sullivan’s fourth-generation family property has become the latest flashpoint in the test of will between the booming mining industry and the agricultural sector. The 4600ha wheat and legume farm in central Queensland is in the heart of one of the nation’s richest […]

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